Convocation Ceremonies and Traditions

Convocation Traditions
The word Convocation comes from the Latin word convocare which means "calling together."  Each Convocation ceremony at the University of Alberta includes a number of special traditions which honour the history of the institution.

Convocation Ceremony Webcasts
View a University of Alberta Convocation ceremony as it unfolds or watch archived webcasts from previous years.

Lists of Graduates
See who’s graduating in the current convocation cycle, or review previous ceremonies’ graduates.

Honorary Degrees
Learn about the tradition of honorary degrees and read about recent and upcoming University of Alberta honorary degree recipients.